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As the end of the year approaches, here’s a glance back at our most-read essays of 2022. This list is based on pageviews, and everything is linked—so if you missed an article, check it out now.

Our 10 Most Popular Print Articles 

1. “The Three Worlds of Evangelicalism,” by Aaron M. Renn 

2. “What Sex Really Is,” by Audrey Pollnow 

3. “The Case for Kids,” by Kevin DeYoung 

4. “Christianity and Poetry,” by Dana Gioia 

5. “A Gentler Christendom,” by Ross Douthat 

6. “The Work of Mourning,” by Roger Scruton 

7. “Houellebecq’s Omelette,” by Theodore Dalrymple 

8. “The Case for Black Patriotism,” by Glenn C. Loury 

9. “Tradismatic Trentecostalism,” by Clement J. Harrold 

10. “The Truth About Bill Gates,” by Sam Kriss

Our 10 Most Popular Web Exclusives 

1. “How I Evolved on Tim Keller,” by James R. Wood 

2. “Pope Francis Does Not Understand the American Church,” by Jayd Henricks 

3. “Why Bros Failed at the Box Office,” by Carl R. Trueman 

4. “Our Sexy Life,” by Peter J. Leithart 

5. “David French and the Future of Orthodox Protestantism,” by Carl R. Trueman 

6. “The Cancellation of Russian Culture,” by Gary Saul Morson 

7. “Another Assault on John Paul II,” by George Weigel 

8. “Finding Refuge at the University of Dallas,” by Joshua T. Katz 

9. “When Evil Is Called Good,” by Carl R. Trueman 

10. “The Strange Fate of Hamilton and Harry Potter,” by Carl R. Trueman

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